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Filament and humidity

Discussion in 'Filament' started by Todd Wessendorf, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. Todd Wessendorf

    Todd Wessendorf Active Member

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    I see all these methods to keep our filament in a dry environment.

    What I notice when my filament spools sit out on the desk for a few months at a time is that they become brittle, and break easily.

    Wouldn't that be an indicator that the filament has dried out, and placing it in a box with desiccant would be counter productive?

    Just wondering. . . .

    T
     
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    Nope.
    PLA gets brittle when it gets wet :)
     
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    Now, it getting brittle is not a complete loss of a spool, you can dry it back out.
     
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